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  1. #101
    Senior Member ChuckTheButcher's Avatar
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    That is some really beautiful work.
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  2. #102
    Made this one for a forum members hankotsu. The body is stabilized amboyna burl with an African blackwood ferrule.

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  3. #103
    I sized this handle for a medium deba or sabaki. It's made of two toned amboyna burl with a stabilized calif buckeye ferrule and fiber spacers.

    Height:
    @ tail end- 25.5mm
    @ ferrule- 24mm

    Width:
    @ tail end- 22.5mm
    @ ferrule- 20mm

    Length- 133mm

    Weight- 41g

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    Very nice, but have you ever thought about using amboyna burl?

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  5. #105
    Quote Originally Posted by apicius9 View Post
    Very nice, but have you ever thought about using amboyna burl?

    Stefan
    I believe that I have mentioned in the past that I kinda like amboyna

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  6. #106
    This one is for my personal Zakuri sabaki. Stabilized koa with ironwood ferrule and muskox horn spacer.

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  7. #107
    That's awesome. Would love to have a handle like that someday. Three great looks combined.

  8. #108
    Quote Originally Posted by toddnmd View Post
    That's awesome. Would love to have a handle like that someday. Three great looks combined.
    Thank you Sir, just let me know when you're ready

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    Koa + ironwood = win!

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    Very nice! Combine the amboyna burl/African blackwood ferrule handle with the muskox spacer and you've got exactly my taste .

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